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Formations of, Acquisitions by, and Mergers of Bank Holding Companies

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The companies listed in this notice have applied to the Board for approval, pursuant to the Bank Holding Company Act of 1956 (12 U.S.C. 1841 et seq.) (BHC Act), Regulation Y (12 CFR part 225), and all other applicable statutes and regulations to become a bank holding company and/or to acquire the assets or the ownership of, control of, or the power to vote shares of a bank or bank holding company and all of the banks and nonbanking companies owned by the bank holding company, including the companies listed below.

The applications listed below, as well as other related filings required by the Board, are available for immediate inspection at the Federal Reserve Bank indicated. The application also will be available for inspection at the offices of the Board of Governors. Interested persons may express their views in writing on the standards enumerated in the BHC Act (12 U.S.C. 1842(c)). If the proposal also involves the acquisition of a nonbanking company, the review also includes whether the acquisition of the nonbanking company complies with the standards in section 4 of the BHC Act (12 U.S.C. 1843). Unless otherwise noted, nonbanking activities will be conducted throughout the United States.

Unless otherwise noted, comments regarding each of these applications must be received at the Reserve Bank indicated or the offices of the Board of Governors not later than February 21, 2012.

A. Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis (Glenda Wilson, Community Affairs Officer) P.O. Box 442, St. Louis, Missouri 63166-2034:

1. Cabool State Bank Employee Stock Ownership Plan, Cabool, Missouri; to acquire additional voting shares, for a total of 31.95 percent of the voting shares of Cabool Bancshares, Inc., and thereby indirectly acquire additional voting shares of Cabool State Bank, both in Cabool, Missouri.

B. Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis (Jacqueline G. King, Community Affairs Officer) 90 Hennepin Avenue, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55480-0291:

1. State Bankshares, Inc., Fargo, North Dakota; to acquire 100 percent of the voting shares of First Hawley Bancshares, Inc., and thereby indirectly acquire voting shares of First National Bank, both in Hawley, Minnesota.

C. Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco (Kenneth Binning, Vice President, Applications and Enforcement) 101 Market Street, San Francisco, California 94105-1579:

1. First PacTrust Bancorp, Inc., Chula Vista, California; to become a bank holding company by acquiring 100 percent of the voting shares of Beach Business Bank, Manhattan Beach, California.

In connection with this application, Applicant also has applied to retain 100 percent of the voting shares of Pacific Trust Bank, fsb, Chula Vista, California, and thereby engage in operating a nonbank thrift subsidiary, pursuant to section 225.28(b)(4) of Regulation Y.

Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, January 23, 2012.

Robert deV. Frierson,

Deputy Secretary of the Board.

[FR Doc. 2012-1616 Filed 1-25-12; 8:45 am]